End-of-life planning program Jan. 25 at Marble Falls church

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — On an ordinary Sunday morning in December, Betty Matejowsky’s life changed. She was putting the finishing touches on her outfit for church as her husband, Alan, headed out the front door to start the car. (more…)

Granite Shoals child bitten by rattlesnake on hike recovering at hospital

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY AUSTIN — On Jan. 22, three days after surviving a rattlesnake bite, 5-year-old Emily Oehler has started showing signs of a recovery. “This morning, she has a sense of humor,” said her mother, Alicia Oehler. “Her spirit is excellent. She is so strong.” (more…)

UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Llano girl found in Kingsland

UPDATE: The Llano County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the missing teen was found Jan. 19 at a residence in Kingsland. The investigation is ongoing, and more information on the circumstances surrounding the incident are pending, officials said.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO  — Llano County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe a 15-year-old girl, considered a […]

Hill Country 100 Club honors first responders; Roger Staubach speaks

  STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — From moving to a larger venue to inviting a football legend for the keynote speech, the 15th annual Hill Country 100 Club awards banquet has cultivated community support while recognizing the top law enforcement and emergency personnel for their selfless work for the past year. (more…)

Marble Falls ISD finalist in H-E-B’s Excellence in Education awards

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A few extra pairs of eyes will be on the Marble Falls Independent School District on Jan. 23, but it’s a good thing. (more…)

BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will take aim at potential active shooter situations with a course focused on how to respond and stay safe during these violent events, which sometimes result in mass casualties. (more…)

Burnet County road rage case suspect arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An Illinois man will face five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an alleged November road rage incident on RR 1431, during which the suspect reportedly threatened a family and  exchanged gunfire with an off-duty Austin police officer, officials said. (more…)

‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

18 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will take aim at potential active shooter situations with a course focused on how to respond and stay safe during these violent events, which sometimes result in mass casualties. (more…)

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David L. Meyer, 45, of Rockford, Illinois.

Burnet County road rage case suspect arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges

18 January 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An Illinois man will face five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an alleged November road rage incident on RR 1431, during which the suspect reportedly threatened a family and  exchanged gunfire with an off-duty Austin police officer, officials said. (more…)

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'Excuses have to go,' says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

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Burnet County ban on commercial landfills to protect water, resources

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet County commissioners recently approved an order prohibiting commercial landfill operations in unincorporated parts of the county to protect water and ground resources. (more…)

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PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

17 January 2018

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 10-16, 2018, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 9-15

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 9-15

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Jan. 9-15, 2018, according to Llano County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

16 January 2018

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM JOHNSON CITY — Pedernales Electric Cooperative is accepting nominations from eligible candidates in districts 1, 6, and 7 who are interested in running for the cooperative’s board of directors. (more…)

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